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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

 

No customers: Please farmers, sell the cows and goats to us cheaply

By  Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com Kampala meat packers is still a quiet place not as it always behaves in period like this. Simbwa Quraishi, a goat seller at this place cries to farmers to sell to them animals cheaply. According to Simbwa, he does not expect to earn enough money this Christmas season since people are broke and traffic is too tight. On top of this,they end up buying animals expensively since farmers believe that this is the  only period that they can earn something . He adds that they buyRead More


Where does NRM get all the money to acquire the land title at the Nile avenue?

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com Justine Kasule Lumumba, the NRM secretary general has clarified on where NRM gets all the money that the party spends. Part of this money has helped the mighty NRM to acquire a land title at the Nile Avenue. The NRM secretary general said that NRM got UGX 7 billion from the UGX 10 billion in in 2015, UGX 12 billion out UGX 15 billion in 2016. For 2017, political parties were not included in the budget passed to parliament but the government released UGX 3 billion Read More


“I have earned enough this festive season, time to go to the village” says Evelyn Kabagenyi

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com Evelyn Kabagenyi is a designer found at National theatre shop 40. She says that this festive season has worked madly to her that she needs to go to the village and rest for a month. T shirts at her place are sold at UGX30,000 where dresses range between UGX 40,000 and UGX 60,000. Open shoes at her place are at UGX30,000 as a good scarf being sold at UGX20,000. Evelyn  sells bags at UGX 50,000 and her necklaces which looked good, range from between  UGX 10,000Read More


Over 60,000 jobs to be created in Gulu district from Mandulis energy

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com Elizabeth Nyeko, the co founder and Chief Executive  Officer [CEO] OF  Mandulis energy says that over 60,000 jobs have been created in Gulu district by Mandulis to boost up the employment capacities of the Ugandans who stay in the region. She says that they have a plan for over 15,000 farmers  who will benefit from biowaste. She adds that solar energy is only good for home consumption but can not be used for fridges, cooking among many more activities. Mrs Nyeko has got into partnership withRead More


This is the ONE thing women look for when they’re cheating

According to a research carried out by extra-marital website, THERE’S one thing women are looking for in a lover above all else – but can you guess what it is? According to the latest study by extra-marital dating website Gleeden, women involving themselves in cheating are interested  in this; The survey, which quizzed 11,000 of the site’s members, found that a whopping 68% of lusty ladies preferred youthful boyfriends. And the number one reason for married women choosing a sprightly lad is, unsurprisingly, for the sexual fulfilment he can bring toRead More


Uganda to Loose over Ugx 41 Billion in MP Tax Exemption As Income Bill is Passed

Kadaga has told parliament today that the president assented to Income Amendment Bill 2016 into law but asked parliament to review clauses on oil production agreements. Kadaga asked the Ministry of Energy to table fresh amendments before Parliament regarding that. Museveni on November 23 this year returned the bill to parliament for the third time, and directed the House to amend clause 89G, to scrap income tax on oil production, fearing that it would undermine oil production. However, the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga upon further scrutiny realized that the bill hadRead More


Makerere University Management Proposes Re-opening Date

In a management meeting held today, Wednesday, the management of Makerere University have proposed that the institution be reopened on January 2, to allow for the completion of the first semester. “As management, we agreed to open the university on January 2, so as to compensate the lost time and allow students to sit for their exams. We also agreed that graduation takes place in early March. Students will break off for a one-week holiday before the second semester starts,” Mr Barnabas Nawangwe, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration said.Read More


NRM Party in A Financial Crisis- Lumumba

While addressing the media this morning, NRM Secretary General Justine Lumumba, has said that the NRM party has financial challenges, which is why it hasn’t paid salaries for months. She promised however that all pending arrears will be paid before Christmas. She also said that the NRM party is going to start a fundraising drive which will see the party get out of this challenge. Recently, the NRM electoral commission chairman Dr Tanga Odoi  revealed that he and his staff have not received their salaries for the past six months.Read More